Guest Column: Why PFAS regulation must recognise the significant differences between compounds Locked

A one-size-fits-all approach could bring unintended consequences, says the American Chemistry Council’s Robert Simon

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Phthalate exposure from menstrual products may be higher than thought, study suggests Locked

New York team tests wide range of items

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US EPA round-up Locked

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NGO Platform: New York readies itself for full disclosure of ingredients in menstrual products Locked

Jamie McConnell of Women’s Voices for the Earth outlines the health concerns behind the first such state-level bill in the US

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EPA defends TSCA methylene chloride rule against two-pronged attack Locked

Agency says its approach to regulating paint removers was ‘reasonable’

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US EPA hits back at criticism of PFAS action plan implementation Locked

Senator Carper said agency promises have 'gone largely unfulfilled'

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Amendments to New York children’s product law mark ‘improvements’ Locked

Chapter agreement to ingredient disclosure law introduced in state legislature

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US NGO releases 2020 chemical footprint survey Locked

Open to brands, manufacturers and retailers until 30 April

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NGOs press US budget chain to pass chemicals policy Locked

Call for 99 Cents Only Stores to stock 'non-toxic' products

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EPA prioritises TSCA deadlines in FY21 budget Locked

Trump again seeks significant cuts to agency funding

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New York children's product chemical disclosure bill becomes law Locked

Stakeholders await details of chapter amendments to controversial legislation

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EPA to host call on TSCA fee obligations Locked

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Wisconsin to restrict PFAS-containing firefighting foams Locked

Legislation will take effect on 1 September 2020

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NGO: PFASs, flame retardants to dominate US state chemical legislation Locked

Twenty-nine states to consider more than 180 such policies in 2020

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Eliminating PVC from hospitals would leave patients at 'significant risk' Locked

Industry group pushes back against health care NGO position statement

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NMP producers, EPA at odds over study confidentiality under TSCA Locked

Industry group submits raw data on two proprietary reprotox studies

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US research points industry towards more degradable PFASs Locked

Study of perfluoroalkyl ether carboxylic acids (PFECAs) demonstrates effect of 'aqueous elections'

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Draft Canadian assessment finds no risk for heptamethylnonane Locked

Cosmetic ingredient mainly used in self-care products

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Biomonitoring California to examine Quats at upcoming meeting Locked

The meeting is scheduled for 4 March, in Sacramento

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Expert Focus: What obligations do goods importers have under the EPA’s risk evaluation fees rule? Locked

Lawrence E Culleen, partner at law firm Arnold & Porter, outlines the implications and next steps for importers of formulated products and articles containing any of 20 substances the US EPA has designated as high-priority

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Lawsuit over Prop 65 listing of DINP to see oral arguments Locked

ACC seeks 'unbiased assessment' of widely used phthalate

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Wisconsin PFAS taskforce to develop action plan Locked

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US housing department to align formaldehyde standards with TSCA Locked

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Major talc product producers hit with Prop 65 lawsuit Locked

Multinationals accused of failing to warn for arsenic, chromium, lead exposure

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Canada imposes ministerial conditions on auto lubricant ingredient Locked

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US agency removes two PFAS hazard descriptors Locked

ATSDR move sparks concern from public health advocates

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California proposes clarifications to Prop 65 internet, catalogue warnings Locked

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California proposes naming nail products with MMA a priority product Locked

Safer Consumer Products programme grows list of alternatives analysis targets

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New York resumes work on cleaning product ingredient disclosure scheme Locked

State to begin formal rulemaking after court struck down past guidance

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US FDA stands by asbestos talc results following J&J error claims Locked

Agency says positive tests warranted action to protect consumers

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